Ajit Pawar

EC declares Ajit faction as true NCP, gives time for Sharad Pawar faction to rebrand

NEW DELHI: In a significant blow to veteran politician Sharad Pawar, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on February 6th declared that the faction led by his nephew Ajit Pawar is the legitimate ‘Nationalist Congress Party’ (NCP). This ruling brings an end to a 25-year-long factional dispute within the party, with Ajit Pawar’s group granted […]

Devendra Fadnavis voices opposition to Nawab Malik’s party alliance inclusion amid allegation concerns

Devendra Fadnavis has communicated his strong objection to the inclusion of Nawab Malik in the party alliance.

Pawar vs Pawar: ECI to hear plea on NCP symbol ownership

KOLKATA: The Election Commission of India is slated to hear the Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) plea regarding which faction — Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar — can stake their claim over the party name and symbol, on Monday. The hearing ensued when the Ajit faction submitted a petition before the ECI claiming presidency of the party. […]

NCP rebel Ajit Pawar visits Amit Shah for Diwali after visiting Sharad’s residence

NEW DELHI: Amid the power struggle between the Nationalist Congress Party uncle-nephew duo of Sharad and Ajit Pawar, the latter found his way to Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence in Delhi on Diwali, alongside other NCP MPs Sunil Tatkare and Prafful Patel.  Ajit was earlier seen at Senior Pawar’s residence in Mumbai for a family […]

Ajit Pawar’s dispute imaginary, Sharad truly owns NCP: Lawyer

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the lawyer of Sharad Pawar, on Friday rubbished Ajit Pawar’s claim to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and its election symbol, the clock. He said that Sharad Pawar is the true owner of the party and accused Ajit of making an imaginary dispute to break the organization. Singhvi’s […]

NCP symbol row: Can Maharashtra’s political landscape avoid Uddhav-esque fate?

This legal battle adds another layer of complexity to the recent political turbulence experienced by the NCP. The party encountered internal divisions and political maneuvering, with the BJP reportedly playing a role in engineering a split within the NCP.

Sharad Pawar to share dais with PM Modi after NCP split; Ajit to be in attendance

The stage is set for a high-stakes encounter, with Pawar's presence on the same dais as the Prime Minister igniting a firestorm of criticism from his fellow opposition members.

WATCH | Uddhav as CM refused to give permission for a Vajpayee statue: Ajit Pawar

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar made a surprising disclosure in the Maharashtra Assembly, revealing that Uddhav Thackeray, while serving as Chief Minister, had declined permission for the installation of a statue of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Borivali. This revelation has sparked controversy and has brought attention to the differing approaches of […]

Uddhav as CM refused to give permission for a Vajpayee statue: Ajit Pawar

He also spoke about the denial of permission for the construction of the Olympic Bhavan in Pune during MVA's rule under the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray.

Pawar meets Pawar: Nephew meets uncle, first since rebellion

Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar meets uncle and NCP chief Sharad Pawar for the first time since joining the Maharashtra government, speaks about keeping the flock together